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Old 08-16-2013, 10:46 AM   #1
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Birds pooping all over RV

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My class A sits in RV storage so it's not at my house. When I pick it up I have large amounts of bird poop going down the rear of the RV. It appears they use on my ladder as a perch and bombs away. I'm wondering if you guys have any suggestions on how to keep them off the RV while in storage? Looked at a few things online but would like to know what you've done that works. Thanks!
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Old 08-16-2013, 11:33 AM   #2
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Never had that problem. I've heard that fake owls will keep birds away.
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Old 08-16-2013, 11:42 AM   #3
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The European Starlings that were pooping on my coach, pooped on the fake owl also.

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Never had that problem. I've heard that fake owls will keep birds away.
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I've seen some buildings using , nylon whiskers , about 2" tall attached to perch areas , to keep bird from landing. But if you just do the ladder , they will probably just go to the A/C , or other spots on the roof.
Fake owl, may be the best bet.

I see "Route 66 " types faster than I do. Starlings , got to love those invasive species.
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Old 08-16-2013, 04:45 PM   #5
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I had that problem with birds in a tree beside the MH. I tied some old DVDs in the tree, seemed to help a lot. I think the sun flashing on the shiny DVDs spooked them. I your MH is under cover this probably will not work for you.
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How about drapping a plastic painters drop sheet over it when you park it?
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Old 08-16-2013, 05:22 PM   #7
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You must move the Owl almost daily, otherwise they figure it out. The CD's work good if there is a reliable breeze. Ever see the book 101 uses for a dead cat, maybe this is #102
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You could try stringing a monofilament fishing line across the Moho, at various locations,in a criss/cross fashion. This works in Florida, to keep seagulls from flying over and landing in the pools, when they want water. Another thought mighe be some kind of windmill near or attached to the ladder. As the windmill spins, it will keep the birds away, especially, if it spins horizontally.
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You must move the Owl almost daily, otherwise they figure it out. The CD's work good if there is a reliable breeze. Ever see the book 101 uses for a dead cat, maybe this is #102
I actually have the book 101 uses for a dead cat.
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Seen a coach in a campground that had the about two dozen zip ties a couple inches apart all over around the top of the ladder. The looked like 8 ". The tails would just wiggle in the wind. I asked him what that was for and he said "birds".

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They did that on my previous MH which was mostly white, birds would eat those purple berries and sit on the latter and let it rip. I tried the plastic owl and they would poop on its head. I finally put round up on every thing I could find birds would like to eat so they would go somewhere else.
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We kept a plastic owl hanging in the top of our shed and it kept the birds away.

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Mounting a small flag with gear clamps to the ladder works for me.
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plastic snake

I have heard that fake snakes are useful for repelling birds.
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